Negotiations have become tougher and tougher as both sides are keen on clinching a good deal without unrealistic compromises.
Malaysia and Sri Lanka have agreed to explore the possibility of initiating the Malaysia-Sri Lanka Free Trade Agreement in efforts to promote trade between the two countries.
Senior officials of India and Sri Lanka will meet to discuss broadening of the existing trade deal by including services and investments.
Bangladesh and Sri Lanka have agreed to sign a free trade agreement (FTA) to boost bilateral trade.
European parliamentarians asked Sri Lanka to step up reforms and abolish draconian anti-terror laws to qualify for lucrative trade concessions from the 28-member bloc.
Financial companies have figured out how to turn a controversial global legal system to their own very profitable advantage.
While India is looking at the Economic and Technical Cooperation Agreement as a mechanism to increase Indian investment in Sri Lanka, the Sri Lankan government is wanting to use ETCA to become part of the Indian supply chain
Negotiations for a Sri Lanka-Singapore Free Trade Agreement (SLSFTA) are underway, Singapore’s Ministry of Trade and Industry said on Monday (Jul 18).
China after having successful free trade agreement with Pakistan, now agreed to reach similar arrangements with Sri Lanka for free trade regime.
When talking of economic development, foreign investments could be easily defined as a major portion of the base foundation of a country’s economy. In the modern era, countries extend their partnerships with the counterparts by initiating various investment strategies and by opening up their local markets and industries for global investors.
Sri Lanka and Pakistan have agreed to include services and investment chapters in the bilateral Free Trade Agreement.
The Chinese Government says it will have talks with Sri Lanka next year on the proposed Free Trade Agreement (FTA).
Sri Lanka’s Institute of Policy Studies has started to study the feasibility of joining the Trans Pacific Partnership.
Sri Lanka will never sign the long-pending CEPA with India mooted during the previous Mahinda Rajapaksa regime.
Sri Lanka today sought finalisation of the long-pending Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (CEPA) with India by next year, saying it will significantly enhance two-way trade besides opening up new areas for economic engagement.
Pakistan and Sri Lanka are important partners not only in promoting bilateral trade and economic interactions but also enhancing regional economic integration through SAARC and SAFTA.
Sri Lanka could apply to be part of an evolving Trans-Pacific Partnership while pursuing a free trade agreement with the US
A storm is brewing over renewed negotiation of the proposed Indo-Sri Lanka Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (CEPA) after Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi threw the ball in the Sri Lankan court saying India was interested in finalising this agreement.
Sri Lanka and Japan plan to formulate and sign a Free Trade Agreement in 2015, the Sri Lanka-Japan Business Co-operation Committee has announced.